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China uneasy over incoming German minister's threat to curb imports

China has responded to a warning from incoming German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock that authoritarian states like the Asian powerhouse should be reined in. Baerbock, who is also co-leader of Ge...

Ireland: UK-EU deal on Brexit trade spat unlikely this year

LONDON (AP) — The British and Irish governments expressed optimism Thursday that a thorny spat between the U.K. and the European Union over Northern Ireland trade can be resolved, but Ireland's top di...

EU awaits counterproposals from UK in Brexit standoff

BRUSSELS (AP) — Another week of Brexit negotiations still left the European Union awaiting a firm counterproposal from the United Kingdom on Friday to ease a standoff over how to deal with the country...

Taiwan's largest gathering of startups begins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's largest gathering of startups and investors kicked off Thursday (Nov. 18) to explore opportunities for startups in the post-pandemic world as business operati...

UK tones down threats in N Ireland trade spat with EU

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s top Brexit official lowered the temperature in the U.K.’s trade feud with the European Union on Wednesday, saying he believes it is possible to reach agreement with the bloc. ...

Business Highlights: J&J split, Americans quitting jobs

___ Johnson & Johnson to split into 2, aim for faster growth NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson is splitting into two companies, separating the di...

UK, EU keep talking but stay far apart in Brexit trade feud

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. and the European Union inched away from a diplomatic cliff edge on Friday but remained miles apart in a post-Brexit spat that risks escalating into a cross-Channel trade war. ...

China's exports stay strong, trade surplus tops $80 billion

BEIJING (AP) — China's exports remained strong in October, a positive sign for an economy trying to weather power shortages and COVID-19 outbreaks. The country's customs agency said ...

EU, UK divide widens on new NIreland, French fishing deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Kingdom on Friday rejected European Union proposals to streamline the trade of goods in Northern Ireland as insufficient, further aggravating a standoff between both sides a...

EU warns UK of 'consequences' if Northern Ireland trade deal suspended

The EU on Friday urged the UK to adhere to a customs deal regarding Northern Ireland that was forged as part of the 2019 Brexit agreement. EU lead Brexit negotiator Maros Sefcovic said there would be...

Held British trawler sails free from French port

A French court ruled on Wednesday that a British trawler impounded by French authorities could sail for home, overturning an earlier demand that its captain pays a €150,000 ($174,000) bond. The ...

Biden uses trip abroad to confront China on climate, more

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Over five days abroad at two global summits, President Joe Biden showed a new willingness to openly confront China over climate change and its lack of leadership on the global...

UK disputes French statement over fishing row 'deescalation'

The United Kingdom on Sunday rejected a French announcement that their leaders had agreed to deescalate a row over post-Brexit fishing rights. Earlier, a French official said French President Emmanue...

UK's Johnson renews threat to EU over N Ireland trade

ROME (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday renewed Britain’s threat to break from part of the Brexit divorce deal that he signed with the European Union unless a dispute over Northern Ireland ...

UK says time running out for solution in Brexit trade talks

LONDON (AP) — The British government tried Saturday to speed up the pace of talks to resolve post-Brexit trade troubles with the European Union, saying the two sides remain far apart and time is runni...